Planning and Community Services

Planning & Community Services Department Hours of Operation
Effective August 3, 2012 the Rolling Hills Planning Department's hours are:
Monday             8:00 am – 12:00 pm Counter Hours         and     12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Appointment Only
Tuesday            8:00 am – 5:00 pm Counter Hours          and      12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Appointment Only
Wednesday        8:00 am – 5:00 pm Counter Hours          and      12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Appointment Only
Thursday           8:00 am - 12:00 pm Counter Hours           and      12:00 pm - 3:30 pm Appointment Only
Friday               Closed

 
Tips for New Homeowners in Rolling Hills
Are you planning to develop property in Rolling Hills, remodel an existing structure, add-on to an existing structure or do construction of any type?  If so, there are a variety of zoning and building code requirements that must be met, guidelines applied to development applications and, City approval is required.  In advance of any construction, property owners are encouraged to call or visit City Hall to talk with the Planning Department to discuss your specific project.  
 
PROPOSED: Storm Hill Lane Project
Documents pertaining to the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration are available at City Hall or below: 
Planning and Development Application Materials and Professional Certifications, Schedule and Filing Deadlines
The following are application materials for review prior to meeting with the City to discuss a proposed construction project. that explain many of the City's zoning and building requirements, guidelines and processes. 

Landscape Design Standards, Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance
Effective June, 2019:  The following are landscape plan requirements for residential projects for new or altered landscaping of 500 square feet or greater associated with projects subject to discretionary review or 2,500 square feet or greater associated with discretionary projects.
 
Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan 2019
The purpose of Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan is to identify the potential hazards associated with fire, geological activity, flooding, and any combinations thereof. The plan is required to be updated periodically.
 
Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan 2008 (Adopted)
The purpose of Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan is to identify the potential hazards associated with fire, geological activity, flooding, and any combinations thereof.  
 
Housing Element - update 2014-2021
The City Council conducted a public hearing concerning the update of the Housing Element of the General Plan on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 7:30 PM at City Hall. The Planning Commission conducted a public hearing concerning the update of the Housing Element on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM.
 
General Plan
The City of Rolling Hills General Plan is, in effect, the constitution of the City and will serve as a blueprint for the long-range physical planning of the City.
 
Developer Technical Information and Best Management Practices for Construction Sites
The following is information pertaining to new development and redevelopment within the City of Rolling Hills and Low Impact Development (LID) requirements and compliance pursuant to the LA County Municipal NPDES Permit (MS4 Permit).
 
General Planning, Development and Construction Information
The following is information pertaining to development projects and construction activity in the City of Rolling Hills. Prior to commencing any work on your property, please review the examples of Construction Projects below and contact the City for information on City requirements. 
SC Edison Construction Projects in Rolling Hills
The following is information pertaining to the 2014 and 2015 Southern California Edison construction projects in Rolling Hills.
 
Overlay Zone
The following is information pertaining to a special zone placed over an existing zoning district, for areas that are unique.
 
Solar - Small Residential Rooftop Solar Energy Systems, AB 2188
In compliance with the requirements of California AB 2188 the City, through its contracted Building & Safety Departments is committed to provide an expedited, streamlined permitting process to encourage the use of small residential rooftop solar energy systems that involves either a photovoltaic system that is no larger than 10 kilowatts alternating current or a solar thermal system that is no larger than 30 kilowatts thermal.
Undergrounding of Utility Lines, Formation of Assessment Districts and Capital Improvement Plan
The following is information pertaining to utility undergrounding and formation of assessment districts.

address :

2 Portuguese Bend Road Rolling Hills, CA 90274

Phone number :

+ (310)-377-1521

office Hours :

7:30 am - 5:00 pm Mon-Fri